abjurer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

abjure +‎ -er

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abjurer (plural abjurers)

  1. One who abjures. [late 18th century][1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 5

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ab- +‎ jurer, borrowed from Latin abiurare.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

abjurer

  1. (transitive, intransitive, very formal) To renounce or abandon solemnly; to abjure.
  2. (transitive, intransitive, religion) To formally renounce one's religious belief; to apostatise.
  3. (obsolete) To reject by oath someone's authority.

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